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Movements Shotokan Karate Launches iOS App

Early on in the year Sensei Eric Pich Chief Instructor of SKCENGLAND was ask to collaborate in the making of a revolutionary Karate app . On 1st July along with two SKC instructors, Euan Pich & Sam Hackman they were filmed in a CGI studio ( see photos ) Sensei Eric was the studio motion…

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Sensei Gerry Grey. …Our Chairman.

We are deeply saddened to announce the death on Sunday 31st May 2020 of our chairman Gerry Grey.  Gerry has been chairman of SKCE since its foundation in 2010.  He brought with him to the role a wealth of experience and knowledge. SKCE flourished under his calm and measured guidance, benefited from his many wise…

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Join us on Facebook…

We’ve got some online lessons up and coming. Join our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2292852367424605/   And give our page a like here: https://www.facebook.com/ShotokanKarateCentresEngland/   Our first session is here: Topic: Karate 9 April 2020 Time: Apr 9, 2020 07:30 PM London Join Zoom Meeting https://us04web.zoom.us/j/706869629… Meeting ID: 706 869 629 Password: 414662 Beginners welcome!    …

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JSKA UK Championships on Saturday 8 February 2020

Results for SKCE at the JSKA UK Championships on Saturday 8 February 2020 Individual Events 🥇Sophia Malta – Kumite 🥇Mathew Mugwagwa – Kumite 🥇Alexandra Merisoiu – Kata 🥈Mathew Mugwagwa – Kata 🥈Jasmine Boothe Henry – Kumite 🥈Denis Barna – Kata 🥉Nik Papanikolas – Kata 🥉Nik Papanikolas – Kumite 🥉Elvisjake Birrell – Kumite 🥉Bianca Todorut -…

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IMPORTANT NEW DAN GRADING STRUCTURE FOR SKCE HIGH GRADE 5TH DAN AND ABOVE

After due deliberation it has been decided to change the 5th dan and above grading examination requirements.  This is in order to bring SKCE in line with other major Shotokan associations worldwide. In future only candidates who have been approved by the Chairman and Chief Instructor will be invited to attend a detailed grading and…

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Sensei Gerry Grey Awarded 6th Dan

The SKC England committee has awarded chairman, Sensei Gerry Grey 6th Dan in recognition of his tireless commitment and dedication to the development of the association. Sensei Gerry started training in 1973 and has helped administer both the KUGB and JKA England before becoming a founder member of SKC England.  We are honoured to have…

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YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD EVEN AT 74!!

Following the death of his wife Mahendra Shah was persuade by Sensei Eric Pich to take up Karate as a pass time persuit. Aged just 74 Mahendra did just that and at the weekend passed his first grade.  Our heartfelt congratulations goes out to Mahendra who is probably our oldest orange belt to date and…

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SKCE EGM Regionalisation Voting Results

As many of you will know, a special EGM was called and set for the 10th March with the intention of giving members the choice of (1) maintaining our existing structure or (2) forming regionalised, autonomous areas. A further explanation will follow but we’re now able to share the results.   Vote to restructure the…

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SKCE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS. SUNDAY 25TH NOVEMBER 2018

2018 – A NEW EXCITING CHAMPIONSHIP VENUE BY GERRY GREY, CHAIRMAN, SKCE As you can see from the preceding results there was a very full and exciting programme of competition involving not only members of SKCE but also those from other invited Shotokan organisations who share similar ethos to that of SKCE. This year the…

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Squad Selection For 2019

Squad selection for SKCE 2019 Squad will be held (after the SKCE 2018 Championships) on Sunday, 9 December 2018 at Gurnell Leisure Centre, Ruislip Road, London W13 0AL from 2pm until 5pm. Instructors to please notify Tami Wilmot of any student(s) they wish to send to selection by Thursday, 6 December 2018. Please can instructors ensure…

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Bracknell Legends Open 2018

The weather was so awful that many of those on SKCE 2018 Squad entered for the competition could not get to Bracknell on the day.  However, our results were great:   Individual Kata under 12yrs up to 4th Kyu Daisy McQuaid – 1st t Max Bentley – 2nd Nadeen Abdelwahid – 3rd (joint)   Individual…

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Rasheed Graham & Prince Phillip

Rasheed Graham, one of Kilburn SKC black belt students was awarded his LAPL flying certificate by Prince Phillip, in Scotland. As a young child Rasheed dreamt of becoming a pilot. In order to advance his dream, he joined the ATC and through his hard work attained his dream. He is currently at university finishing his…

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SKCE 2017 SQUAD – AWARDS FROM THE COACH

                  SKCE Squad Coach, Leon awarded trophies to members of the SKCE 2017 Squad/Team and Sensei Eric presented these at the SKCE 2018 Squad Selection on Sunday 3 December before selection commenced. Most improved Female Squad member 2017 – Jodie Harris Since agreeing to be entered for…

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